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Another illegal front-yard garden, and this one’s gorgeous!

This time, the craziness is in Quebec.  And this time, the gardeners’ health is an issue.  According to this story, the couple has lost a combined 100 p0unds since they planted the garden in March!  Expect to see a garden-to-lose-weight book coming soon, based on their experience.
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Planted ‘em anyway by Elizabeth Licata

Hobbies / Gardening : Garden Rant (2 years ago)

Take it from a gardener whose entire front “yard” is 100% dry shade for the entire summer; you don’t relinquish a reliable source of continuous color without a fight. So when the local botanical gardens offered some old-fashioned se... Read Post

How Public Gardens get Gorgeous for the Holidays by Susan Harris

Hobbies / Gardening : Garden Rant (18 hours ago)

Most people assume that gardens can’t look good in the winter – at least where there IS winter.  But Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Northern Virginia is here to disprove that notion, with photos by their volunteer “resident photogr... Read Post

Thank goodness the authorities have busted these hardened front-yard garden criminals

Odd : Boing Boing (2 years ago)

High-tech kitchen garden evangelist Roger Doiron says: "If this garden is deemed illegal, we're in deep you-know-what." Earlier this year, Josée Landry and Michel Beauchamp of Drummondville, Quebec planted the front yard of the futu... Read Post


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